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Date:Wednesday 10 April 1968
Type:Silhouette image of generic B170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol 170 Freighter 31E
Operator:SAFE Air
Registration: ZK-CPU
MSN: 13125
First flight:
Engines: 2 Bristol Hercules 734
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Wellington International Airport (WLG) (   New Zealand)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Narrative:
Damaged beyond repair by Cyclone Gisselle. The Bristol was lifted from its restraints and landed on both wingtips.
The airplane was later used for fire-training and scrapped.

Classification:

Damaged on the ground

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